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Hunter Banks Fly Fishing

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29 Montford Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-2529
+1 800-227-6732
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Fly fishing and outdoors headquarters

Lots of clothing for fishing and travel. Luggage! Anything you want for fly fishing. Plenty of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ChrisVandy
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Awesome experience for first timers!

Fly fishing was on my wife’s bucket list, so I decided to give her an all day guided float trip... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Blake F
via mobile
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Hunter Banks Fly Fishing is the full service fly fishing retailer of the South. Since opening in 1985, we have become the best resource for fly fishing equipment, fly fishing instruction, and fly fishing travel in the region. Our business is built on providing both the best equipment and the best service to all fly fishing anglers. With our passion for fly fishing, we make Western North Carolina our home for good reason - it's the trout capital of the South.
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29 Montford Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-2529
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+1 800-227-6732
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lots of clothing for fishing and travel. Luggage! Anything you want for fly fishing. Plenty of helpful staff -- ready to give you plenty of information to hunt trout and other species in the area. Guided trips available!

Thank ChrisVandy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fly fishing was on my wife’s bucket list, so I decided to give her an all day guided float trip. We grew up bass fishing, so we had lots of bad muscle memory, but Jason Van Dyke was a great instructor. He was patient and...More

Thank Blake F
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Folks, I utilize profession outdoor outfitters about twice a year and have been for many years. So know when I tell you, these folks know their business, it is the truth. I book a very last minute (2 days before) 1/2 day float trip with...More

Thank Rob S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great day floating and fishing in E Tennessee with Forrest. Since he spends about 180 days guiding I new we would have a good day, but we had a great day. Caught fish all day long ranging from 10-20 inches both Browns and...More

Thank Hd2havit
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best Guided Fly Fishing Trip to date! Guide Chris Maney was outstanding in every detail! Chris possesses the perfect balance of knowing when to instruct and when to just “let ‘em fish”! His depth of knowledge and friendly manner makes him a perfect guide for...More

Thank Dave K
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

Found the Hunter Banks website from a google search, they have a ton of fishing information on tier site so I gave a call to discuss a possible full day guided wade trip. The person on the phone was great to deal with and very...More

Thank Steve R
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

My son and I spent a memorable day fly fishing with Jimmy Lackey. Jimmy was great company and was an amazing host and fly fishing coach. Jimmy is very patient and friendly and went out of his way to make the experience wonderful!

Thank kkshivan
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

Me and my brother had a full day of fly fishing booked with Jimmy Lackey; one of the wade guides at Hunter Banks. He made our trip excellent and fun! He knows the area, water, fish and anything else pertaining to fly fishing. Jimmy is...More

3  Thank Corey S
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Reviewed 14 March 2018

My brother and I had fly fishing experience, but never any guide tips or help. The guide we had was awesome!! we had a great 4 hour morning fly fishing experience and the fish were biting!!! between my brother and I we both caught 9...More

Thank Rob M
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Reviewed 14 March 2018

I booked a trip with Doug the day after Thanksgiving 2017. He put me on the fish on the first cast! Doug is a wealth of knowledge and certainly has the patience to work with beginners. I enjoyed the day with him and still stay...More

Thank trippmcduffie
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